Studies of social-brain function are moving out of scanners and into realistic settings.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: eye contact
Watch the complete replay of Geoff Bird’s webinar on the similarities and differences between autism and alexithymia.
Toddlers with autism are oblivious to the social information in the eyes, but don’t actively avoid meeting another person’s gaze.
People with autism show atypical patterns of gaze even when they are explicitly asked to look at another person’s eyes.
The presidential candidates sound off on science, dogs may hold clues about social behavior in people, and gender matters when it comes to reference letters for postdocs.
Dozens of small studies suggest that physical activity offers behavioral benefits for children with autism.
Childhood disintegrative disorder, a rare and severe condition, rapidly melts away a child’s abilities. A new theory proposes that this little-known condition turns back the developmental clock.